September 2008

In This Issue

Joint Venture

Southwind High School: race to the finish.

Linguistic Limbo

It's not what you say. Well, yes it is.

Watch Out

Top Ten

As fall nips at our lips, economics remain queasy and wiine morphs into a luxury item. Here are tips for getting a buzzy bargain.

The Sound of Silence

Today's take on yesterday's hearing aids.

Helena on Wheels

Bed and breakfast and backroads.

Ed Williams

Q&A with Ed Williams, Shelby County Historian.

Spice Grape Salsa

Put some sizzle in September with salsa from Chef Alyce Mantia.

Highway 61 Revitalized

Clarksdale: building a future based on its storied past.

Put It in Park

From grassroots to fruition, Memphis might just have pulled this one off. Successfully.

Shake and Bake

Dancing and dicing in the Mississippi Delta.

Wheels Up, Wheelin' Down

Still on Her Toes

She cut quite a rug in her day. Soon Lois Pearson Fagan will help the Orpheum celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Flying Vs. Driving

Backtalk

Letters to the Editor

Contributors

In Full Bloom

Kelly English's Restaurant Iris blossoms in Midtown.

Finishing Touches

Hand-crafted chimney caps, finials, and cupolas can add a touch of distinction to any home.

Ask Vance

Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

The Gold Standard

Lord T. & Eloise somehow manage to record a second album - with tongues firmly in cheek. Now that's talent.

Black and Blues

The life and times of Ida B. Wells; the life (and afterlife) of Robert Johnson.

News Bites